You know the feeling when you’re in the thick of a winning streak? The pressure is on. The momentum is real. The emotions run high. As the leader in that situation, it’s a complex pressure cooker to keep it all together and to make sure complacency doesn’t get in the way of success.
Coach Paul Assaiante is joining Allison Minutillo on today’s episode of the Rebel Leadership Podcast. He’s the Men’s Squash and Tennis coach at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. No name school you might say to yourself? Think again — they are 17 time National Champions and during the thick of their winning streak, won 252 consecutive matches. That makes Coach Paul the winningest coach in college sports history.
We’ll get into personal stories about some of Coach A’s friends coach — like the infamous Coach K from Duke or Bill Belichick of the Patriots — all the way through the intricate moments of coaching college kids mid-championship match. The parallels to leadership are endless.